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Abortion doctor suffers second attack in six years

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 22 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:197
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    A Vancouver gynaecologist, Dr Garson Romalis, who performs abortions and who was shot six years ago as he ate breakfast in his home (BMJ 1994; 309:1322), has been stabbed by a young man in the lobby of his office at a medical clinic.

    Since this latest attack, Dr Ellen Wiebe, another Vancouver gynaecologist who had during the previous week announced she had begun clinical trials with the abortion pill mifepristone (RU-486), …

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